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Medical Field Officer (RN) at The International Committee of the Red Cross
Date Posted: 23/May/2013


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Maiduguri office is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below.
Position: Medical Field Officer
Main tasks:
Planning organization and participation in field trips mainly in Borno state, but occasionally to other northern Nigeria regions such as Plateau State and Bauchi.
Assist in assessment of health structures, clinics, hospitals in the Northern region including primary health care and surgical services
Developing contacts and maintaining networks with health authorities, agencies and communities in the region
Participation in health and other meetings as requested
Monitoring and updating the HoO on any security issues in the region
Management of medical logistics with stock keeping, turnover and distribution to the field
Participation   in  deployment  of surgical  team  ex Abuja  as  a facilitator  for accommodation, transportation, security and access
Assisting with primary health care and first aid activities as required
Collecting statistical data required for the program and participating in written reports
Required Qualification:
University degree in Medical Field (Medical Doctor /Registered Nurse)
Good working knowledge of 2-3 years working experience within the medical structures of Northern Nigeria
Excellent command of English, good command of Hausa language (Kanuri an advantage)
Very good reporting and communication skills (written and spoken) «     Good interpersonal skills and ability to develop a network of contacts.
Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel & Power point)
Ability to travel extensively within Northern Nigeria and work independently as required
Familiar in Northern Nigeria geographical areas and cultural context
With driving experience and valid driver’s license
Method of Application:
Please submit your application (letter of motivation, CV, copies of certificates, on or before 31st May 2013 to:
ICRC Delegation,
The Administrator,
No. 29 Kumasi Crescent, Off Aminu Kano Crescent,
Wuse II, Abuja.
Please clearly indicate “Medical Field Officer” on your letter.
Only complete files matching with the profiles will be considered.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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